Grace Works - Community, Bible and Confession
Luke 5
This talk looks at how grace can transform areas such as community, bible reading and being honest with one.

Transforming Grace
December
09
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Boasting in Grace in tough times
2 Corinthians 11
This preach looks at how we should boast in Jesus Christ instead of our own strengths, so that when suffering comes our way we can trust and boast in our cornerstone Jesus!

Transforming Grace
November
25
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Grace Teaches
Titus 2
This talk looks at how Grace teaches us that we aren't just saved from sin and death but into God's loving family, therefore empowering and teaching us to say no to the sinful desires of the flesh, so as to not let sin control our lives.

Transforming Grace
November
18
Speaker
Graham Marsh
GRACE: No condemnation for those in Christ Jesus
Romans 8:1-11
This talk looks at Gods scandalous Grace in that we have been justified by Christ, therefore, no condemnation can be found in Christ. The talk goes onto look at how we can fight any condemnation in our lives by living in the truth of Jesus justifying us.

Transforming Grace
November
11
Speaker
Steve Moat
Mr Law and Mr Grace - two weddings and a funeral
Romans 7
Through the use of the Mr Men characters, this preach looks at how we need to die to the law as no one can be made right with God by doing what the law commands and instead marry into Jesus to receive his Love and Grace.

Transforming Grace
November
04
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Cross and The Prodigal Sons
Luke 15
The parable of the prodigal sons shows how the younger son's desire for self expression and the elder son's self righteousness leave them both in need of the costly grace of the father.

Transforming Grace
October
28
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Vision and Values
[ 7 Episodes ]
At Godfirst we begin each January and September with a fresh restating of our vision and values.
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Guest Speakers
[ 11 Episodes ]
Sermons from Guests Speakers
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3-2-1
[ 3 Episodes ]
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Exodus
[ 10 Episodes ]
He draws us out to draw us in
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9 to 5 - God's plan for work
[ 4 Episodes ]
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Seven Days that Changed the World
[ 6 Episodes ]
Walk with us through the events of seven days before Jesus' resurrection
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Everyday Church
[ 7 Episodes ]
Mission, Community, Disclplemaking, compassion and pastoral care in everyday life.
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Jesus Is
[ 7 Episodes ]
Diving deep into the I AM sayings of Jesus
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Reformation 500
[ 1 Episodes ]
Mini Series reflecting on why the reformation still matters 500 years on.
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Non-Series Talks
[ 6 Episodes ]
Talks that are not attributed to a series
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Give, Go, Grow - 2020 Goals
[ 3 Episodes ]
Exciting Godfirst 3 year goals
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Pray with Jesus
[ 5 Episodes ]
Walk with us through the Lord's prayer
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Joseph: God's Plan for Saving Lives
[ 4 Episodes ]
God's Plan for Saving Lives
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Devoted: Holding Nothing Back
[ 4 Episodes ]
"They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer." Acts 2:42 What does it mean to Devote ourselves to life in community with other Christians?
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Proverbs: That's Just the Way it is
[ 12 Episodes ]
If you're searching for applicable wisdom for your life, try our Proverbs sermon series
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Romans
[ 15 Episodes ]
The Gospel of God
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The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
[ 9 Episodes ]
God chooses to catch up ordinary people, with all their sins and flaws, in his great story to bring his blessing to every nation.
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Reckless:Giving Ourselves Away
[ 5 Episodes ]
This God who is the Poured Out God calls us to give ourselves away
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Missionary Jesus: Gospel Encounters
[ 9 Episodes ]
See Jesus face to face through the people he met in John's gospel.
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Vital Signs
[ 10 Episodes ]
What are the Vital Signs of healthy Christians and healthy church? Journey with Godfirst as we take our spiritual pulse.
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Minor Prophets
[ 4 Episodes ]
Join Godfirst as we journey through the stories of minor prophets, understanding their lives as we look back through the lens of Jesus and his Gospel.
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Nehemiah - About a Great Work
[ 8 Episodes ]
The dramatic story of Nehemiah's rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem contains some brilliant lessons for us, as we seek to see the church of God in this nation rebuilt as the city on a hill that cannot be hidden.
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Discipled By Jesus
[ 20 Episodes ]
Walk with us through Mark's Gospel as we journey with the first disciples as they learn to live life and embrace sacrifice with Jesus. Our journey takes us through prayer, rest, openness, community, family, loving enemies, forgiveness, and taking up our cross!
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Big Objections
[ 6 Episodes ]
In this series we humblly attempt to answer the big objections to faith in Jesus rasied by our family, friends and co-workers. We tackle the big objections posed by: Science, Suffering and Evil, Sex and sexuality, hypocrisy, the bible.
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David - Straight to the Heart
[ 11 Episodes ]
Dipping into key moments in the life of David, we see a man that is so human – bouncing from hero to zero and back. This soldier, lover and poet fights, loves and writes with huge passion. And best of all, he is a fore-shadow of Jesus Himself, so it feels like this series is more about Jesus than David. Always a good thing.
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Ruth
[ 3 Episodes ]
This remarkable story is our story. Ruth shelters under the wings of the God of Isreal. Boaz shows Ruth loving kindness becasue his mother Rahab had be a foreigner and a prostitute who find in Isreal God loving kindness. Boaz like Christ takes Ruth under his wings and catches her up in God's big story, as the great grandmother of King David.
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I am the Resurrection and the Life
John 11
A message about Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead demonstrating that He is the Resurrection and the Life, that by Jesus' own death and resurrection He defeated death once and for all time, giving us eternal life for those who believe in Him.

Discipled By Jesus Sundays
November
19
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Good Shepherd
John 10:10-30
A message about Jesus being the Good Shepherd who becomes like a sheep to sacrifice Himself so that death and evil are defeated. Allowing us to have life to the full in Him!

Discipled By Jesus Sundays
November
12
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus is The Way, The Truth and The Life
John 13
A message about Jesus being, The Way, The Truth, and The Life.

Sundays Discipled By Jesus
November
05
Speaker
Andy Allen
Godfirst Weekender: Everyday Fruit
John 20:21
In his fourth Session of the 2015 Weekender, Matt gives us practical ways we can live as fruitful disciples on mission. "Those with changed hearts change nations."

Discipled By Jesus On the Road
June
09
Speaker
Matt Hatch
Godfirst Weekender: Hearts
Proverbs 4:23
In his third brilliant session from 2015 Weekender Matt asks us to examine our hearts and allow the truth of the Gospel, and God as Father to dismantle the lies we believe about God and ourselves.

Discipled By Jesus On the Road Reckless
June
08
Speaker
Matt Hatch
Godfirst Weekender: Roots & Spiritual Disciplines
1 Timothy 4:16
In his second talk from 2015 Weekender Matt helps us to recognize those hearts moments learn to repent and renounce unchristlike roots and apply spiritual disciplines to bring transformation.

Discipled By Jesus
June
07
Speaker
Matt Hatch
Godfirst Weekender: A Tale of Two Trees
Jeremiah 17
Matt Hatch kicks off our 2015 weekender talks on Disciple Making by telling us the tale of two trees.

Discipled By Jesus Vision and Values
June
06
Speaker
Matt Hatch
What Jesus' Cross Achieved
Mark 15:25-39
Howard explores four biblical metaphors for what Jesus cross achieved and what it means for us. The slave market - redemption; The court room - justification; The temple - cleansing; The family, the home - reconciled.

Discipled By Jesus
April
13
Speaker
Howard Kellett
His Fathers Son
Mark 15
This is the gospel: One must live so one will go free. Jesus or Barabbas - his fathers son. The Father knew he would have to treat Jesus like Barabbas so he could treat us like his true son Jesus.

Discipled By Jesus
April
06
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Facing Failure
Mark 14
Our society finds failure compelling, because it shines a light into the human condition. But in Peter's story we find it is the cascading grace and kindness of Jesus that is compelling!

Discipled By Jesus
March
09
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ruthless Trust
Mark 14
Sophie calls us to a life of Ruthless Trust! Brilliantly personal and biblical Sophie wraps the Father's arm around all those who face lifes big challenges. Death is swallowed up in VICTORY.

Discipled By Jesus Students
February
23
Speaker
Sophie Clements
The Story of the World in a Meal
Mark 14
The story of the bible was summed up in an everyday meal of broken bread and wine. Yet this meal is full of meaning we so often neglect and in doing so we fail to remember the gospel story.

Discipled By Jesus Students
February
16
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus Looking for Fruit
Mark 11:12-22
What makes God mad? As Jesus clears the temple and judges the fig tree it's clear that fruitless religion is right up there. Jesus lifts the leaves and looks for the fruit of dependance on him, mission and intimacy with him.

Discipled By Jesus Students
February
09
Speaker
Howard Kellett
One thing you lack...
Mark 10
When we weigh our money in one hand and Jesus in the other what choices do we make - not in theory but how it affects our bank statements? How much does Jesus self giving on the cross move you? A few pounds? 10%?

Discipled By Jesus
January
19
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Mountain Tops
Mark 9
So often we put God in a box because to encounter him in worship is scary, so we create religious structures to keep him at a distance. We need to understand Jesus is with us by his spirit, and we are to be hungry to meet him in worship.

Discipled By Jesus
January
12
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Way of The Cross
Mark 8:22 (f)
Mark's use of Jesus' two stage healing of the blind man and Peter's confession of Jesus as Messiah illustrates that if you don't see Messiahship as the way of the cross then you will never be a disciple of Jesus.

Discipled By Jesus
January
05
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ending Us and Them
Mark 7
We end up building walls, drawing circles, and including us and excluding them. Here we find Jesus sets his disciples a practical Us and Them test, in which they fail to find their voice and pull down the barriers between Us and Them

Discipled By Jesus
November
17
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Faith Waits - Disappointment
Mark 5
Jairus' daughter is on the verge of death but Jesus waits and turns aside to a women who has touched him. What do we do when Jesus' timing is way out of line with ours?

Discipled By Jesus
November
10
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Consumers to Missionaries
2 Corinthians 5
Paul challenges us to die to a life as material and spiritual consumers and live as disciples of Jesus, as servant missionaries.

Discipled By Jesus
November
03
Speaker
Family Values
Mark 3
In Mark 3 we find Jesus redefining both nation and family. In Jesus we are born of God into a new family. Howard explains how the negative influences of our natural families need to be re-parented as we disciple each other as a church family.

Discipled By Jesus
October
27
Speaker
Howard Kellett
I forgive you!
Mark 2
When you can love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, then you are stepping beyond mere human forgiveness but you are walking with Jesus, as a disciple of the Great Forgiver.

Discipled By Jesus
October
20
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Disciples Centre
Mark 1
We are not passive but are being discipled by the world; if we are to be disciples of Jesus we have to move away from 'project self' and find our centre or identity in the sharing in relationship between Father, Son, Spirit.

Discipled By Jesus
September
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus Calls Peter
Mark 1
Bruce takes us to Jesus' call of Peter, and encourages us to trust, repentance and a life of commitment to Jesus and his cause.

Discipled By Jesus
September
22
Speaker
Bruce Goodwin